Ruth Cullinan

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MBACPAcc. BPC Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Woburn Sands, MK17 8UB
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

As a Counsellor and Psychotherapist I can offer a trained ear to help make sense of and relieve what is worrying, troubling, depressing or anxiety provoking. I believe in our ability to be healed, grow and develop throughout our lives. I work both short and longer term largely informed by a psychodynamic perspective. I may also use Person Centred, solution focused or cognitive approaches.
I can offer counselling in MK and Bedfordshire postcode areas.
I am a member of BPC, FPC, UKRC and an Accredited Member of BACP.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have an Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic counselling skills from WPF Herts and Beds Pastoral Foundation. I am a Psychotherapist and Counsellor with experience of open ended work, PCT brief counselling, Domestic Violence Counselling, Group work, Adoption issues and Supervision as well as a range of Private work. I am a Barnado's Link Affiliate Adoption Counsellor. I work in Woburn Sands.

I also offer Supervision and hold an SAP Supervision Certificate.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Adoption (Link affiliated Counsellor)
Post Natal Depression


£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£40 - £60

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Daytime and Evenings until 8pm.

Woburn Sands, MK17 8UB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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In person

I hold a Certificate in Supervision form the Society of Analytical Psychotherapists 2011.

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Ruth Cullinan
Ruth Cullinan